Books tagged: 1900

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Death; Juxtaposed
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,750. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Long before the disaster of Katrina an estimated category 5 hurricane struck Galveston, Texas in 1900. Its thirty-foot wave surge and 100mph winds leveled the city and killed over eight thousand people. That is only part of the story.
Railroad Worker Profiles Wake County North Carolina 1880-1917
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 7,400. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
My eBook profiles employees of the Seaboard Air Line Railroad, Raleigh and Augusta Air Line Railroad, and Southern Railway. Each of these railroad companies kept offices in Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina by the late 19th century. Individual workers include train executives, conductors, moulders, firemen, engineers, clerks, and laborers. The text was compiled from city directories, 1880-1917.
Oblivion
Series: Cults, Curses & Cryptids. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,710. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
On the 31st of December, 1899, a large standing stone falls over at Stonehenge, the most recent time this has happened. Oblivion dramatises the events that led up to this incident as an occult sect attempt to prevent the upcoming century of destruction and herald in a new age...at a tremendous cost.
The Bells of Autumn
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,900. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011 by James Hufferd. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The Bells of Autumn tells of a young boy growing up with an older, adoptive father, a partly Indian-raised pariah, in a Wyoming town trying to leave its violent past. On another level, it explores white-Indian relations in the American psyche. The story devolves around the harsh banishment of the Lakota and the generation-later Battle of Lightning Creek (1903), a surprising minor rematch.
Ill Wind
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 88,720. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Galveston Island, 1900. A city by the sea. A place where money can be made legally and illegally. Fat profits for fat profiteers. Secret Service agent Jack Price tries to unravel a big mystery: who has been buying land on behalf of some dead orphans? Why is the land so important? Does the oily-slick surface of worthless swampland mean something?
The Last Tomorrow
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 36,760. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
“Sometimes, when you marry to young, you just grow apart.” Anna Draven’s dream life is about to be disrupted. Anna and Alex married young, ready to start their life together, but when that marriage is put to the test will it survive? Do they have the bond it takes to make it? Set in the early 1900's, "Last Tomorrow" takes you back to a simpler time and a simple kind of love.
Herman Bylles testamente
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 121,350. Language: Swedish. Published: July 14, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
På sitt etthundrasjätte levnadsår får Herman Bylle veta att han har en okänd son och dotter. I den åldern har man inte tid att tveka. Beslutsamt dammar han av sitt gamla skrivbord och börjar skriva sitt testamente. Han berättar om sin ungdoms stora äventyr. Om sin resa genom 1920-talets Sverige. Förklarar varför han blev en enstöring. Sätter omsorgsfullt sitt märkliga liv på pränt.